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Taco Palenque

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Mexican, Pub
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1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 994-8950
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 32
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    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great fast Food

The Taco Palenque is really tasty freshly cooked to order Mexican or TEX MEX food. The Fajitas and Breakfast Tacos are very tasty and served quickly even when they are busy. The Value is great. A number of fellow travelers mention the restraint and it has many locations in the Rio Grande... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Staten Island , NY
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This place is a must if in the McAllen area. The quality and taste of the food is well worth the price! You won't regret it!

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Staten Island , NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Taco Palenque is really tasty freshly cooked to order Mexican or TEX MEX food. The Fajitas and Breakfast Tacos are very tasty and served quickly even when they are busy. The Value is great. A number of fellow travelers mention the restraint and it has many locations in the Rio Grande Valley. The service is quick and very pleasant... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

The best Fajita Panchos. Lots of cheese and beans. Served with a scoop of Guacamole for under $10.00 including tax. Fideo soup is the best in the Valley.

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Powell, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I am a Mexican food aficionado, and usually prefer the hole-in-the-wall places. When I'm in the SW, I look for real menudo that I can't get up north. Taco Palenque was close and had menudo 24 hrs. so I went. It's more of a fast food place with a drive-thru, but the menudo was excellent! Some of the best I've... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Living in Minnesota, it's hard to find anything but chain restaurants. The best for Tex Mex would most likely be Chipotle and Q'doba. But wow they just don't compare with the tacos at Taco Palenque. Perfect late night stop after hanging out at one of the local bars. The food quality is top notch with plenty of fresh salsas and... More 

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Edinburg, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Texmex food is the best,if my wife would let me i would eat at this place everyday. Everything on the menu is good,my brother from houston always wants to go to taco palenque first.

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McAllen, Texas
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Love their breakfast tacos and their crispy tacos! They move cars in and out quickly. Left my cell phone one day and the waiter had it for me!!! Great restaurant. Gives El Pato a run for their money:)

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Houston, Texas, United States
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I'm from Houston, so I'm used to good tacos, and I expected McAllen to outshine my home town being so close to Mexico. I didn't get to try a lot of restaurants, but I asked the hotel clerk where the locals ate and he recommended Taco Palenque. It's a fast-food kind of set up, but they have an array of... More 

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McAllen,Texas
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Breakfast to Late Night Dinner, this place has it all. The service is quick, food is tasty, but it can be pricey. The quesadillas and nachos are very good as well as the beans and fideo soup. Hopefully, this restaurant remains open for a long while.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Good service, quick, but doesn't sacrifice quality. I had the chicken fajita tacos and borracho beans. Chicken was freshly grilled and the tortillas are the best homemade I have had. The regular order of beans come in a bowl. They taste homemade. The salsa bar completes any meal with a variety of salsa and condiments. The food and service here... More 

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Additional Information about Taco Palenque

Address: 1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
Phone Number: (956) 994-8950
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 994-8950

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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